Friday 29 July 1960
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 29, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Didier Van Cauwelaert and Eric Pieczak.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to I'm Sorry by Brenda Lee.
In UK Please Don't Tease by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
Hell to Eternity, directed by Phil Karlson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960
while The Good Years by Walter Lord was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching My Sister Eileen.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 29 July 1960
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Which were the important events of 29 July 1960 ?
- Didier Van Cauwelaert: French writer and radio presenter, a novelist whose work includes "Les Vacances du Fantôme," "Cheyenne," and "Poisson D’amour.
- Eric Pieczak: French train driver and the current holder of the world rail speed record, in command of the 4402 train which reached a speed of 574.
- Richard Simon: cofounder of publisher Simon and Shuster, dies.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1960 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Brenda Lee - I'm Sorry
- Roy Orbison - Only The Lonely (Know The Way I Feel)
- Hollywood Argyles - Alley-Oop
- Connie Francis - Everybody's Somebody's Fool
- Brian Hyland - Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini
- The Fendermen - Mule Skinner Blues
- Safaris - Image Of A Girl
- Ray Peterson - Tell Laura I Love Her
- Hank Locklin - Please Help Me, I'm Falling
- Brenda Lee - That's All You Gotta Do
Top #10 R&B songs
- Dinah Washington - This Bitter Earth
- Ray Charles and his Orchestra - Sticks And Stones
- Heartbreak (It's Hurtin' Me) - Jon Thomas and Orchestra
- Jackie Wilson - A Woman, A Lover, A Friend
- There's Something On Your Mind (Part 2) - Bobby Marchan
- Dinah Washington & Brook Benton - A Rockin' Good Way (To Mess Around And Fall In Love)
- Sam Cooke - Wonderful World
- Lloyd Price and His Orchestra - Question
- Brenda Lee - I'm Sorry
- The Olympics - Big Boy Pete
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